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Forthcoming events

Somali Bristol Festival 2016 Event.

Somali Bristol Festival 2016 Event.

Freedom of expression is fundamental to the flourishing of creativity and literacy. Historically, both in the UK and the Somali regions, individuals and groups have battled to protect this right from the encroaching power of the state, conservative groups, and economic and political powers.

The City Academy,
Russell Town Avenue
Redfield
Bristol
BS5 9JH
Culture in Translation: Somali Week London Event

Culture in Translation: Somali Week London Event

Somali culture has two lives. It lives both in the Somali language and in translation. It comes from Somali people writing in many different languages and making connections between Somali culture and the wider world. Join Somali Nuruddin Farah and poets Mahamed Mahamud Yasiin “Dheeg”, Caasha Lul Mohamad Yusuf and Elmi Ali for an evening focused on Somali Culture and Translation.

Oxford House
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG
Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Manchester Reading

Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi Manchester Reading

One of the best-known poets in his native Sudan, Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi is celebrated for the vivid imagery of his lyric poems. He has published four volumes of poetry including his Collected Poems, and has been widely acclaimed in Britain following the translation of his work into English by the Poetry Translation Centre.

Central Library
St Peter's Square
City Centre
Manchester
M2 5PD

Past events

Translating Siraiki poetry with Nukhbah Langah Workshop

Translating Siraiki poetry with Nukhbah Langah

Saraiki is a dialect of the Punjabi language spoken by 20 million people. This workshop will be lead by Nukhbah Langah was born in Pakistan and came to the UK to complete her PhD on contemporary Siraiki poetry at the University of Leeds.

RADA Council Room
62-64 Gower St
London
WC1E 6ED
Translating Dari poet Mujib Mehrdad with Alireza Abiz Workshop

Translating Dari poet Mujib Mehrdad with Alireza Abiz

Mujib Mehrdad is an established poet of the younger generation who writes free verse and is highly respected both as a poet and as a scholar.

RADA Council Room
62-64 Gower St
London
WC1E 6ED
Translating Haitian poet Frankétienne from French with André Naffis-Sahely

Translating Haitian poet Frankétienne from French with André Naffis-Sahely

Frankétienne is a writer, poet, playwright, painter, musician, activist and intellectual recognized as one of Haiti’s leading writers and playwrights of both French and Hatian Creole. This workshop will be led by Andre Naffis-Sahely who is a poet, critic and literary translator.

RADA - Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Council Room
62-64 Gower Street
London
WC1E 6ED
Workshop: Dawood Azami translating poetry from Afghanistan Workshop

Workshop: Dawood Azami translating poetry from Afghanistan

Broadcaster and translator, Dawood Azami returns to lead a workshop focusing on poetry written in Pashto, one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.

RADA
Council Room
62-64 Gower St
London
WC1E 6ED
Workshop: Atef Alshaer translating Syrian poet Fouad Mohammad Fouad Workshop

Workshop: Atef Alshaer translating Syrian poet Fouad Mohammad Fouad

Arabic translator Atef Alshaer leads a workshop focusing on the work of Syrian poet Fouad Mohammad Fouad. This workshop will look at completing the translation of Fouad Mohammad Fouad’s poem Aleppo Diary which was begun at a previous poetry translation workshop.

RADA
Council Room
62-64 Gower St
London
WC1E 6ED
Workshop: Serafina Vick translating poet Oscar Cruz from Cuba Workshop

Workshop: Serafina Vick translating poet Oscar Cruz from Cuba

Join translator Serafina Vick for a workshop focusing on translating poet Oscar Cruz from Cuba. Our workshops are open to anyone who can contribute a translation of a poem by a living African, Asian or Latin American poet who has an established reputation in their own language.

RADA
Council Room
62-64 Gower St
London
WC1E 6ED

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